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Ask the Dietitian - Am I Overfeeding My Baby?

Jan 21, 2019 11:20:54 AM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Health, Advice, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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How much formula should my baby get per day?

The question that often comes up for babies when they transition to formula is:  How much formula should my baby get per day?  Every baby is unique, not just in looks and personality, but also in how much nourishment is needed each day...

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Ask the Dietitian - Why is Vitamin D so Important for Your Child’s Development?

Dec 3, 2018 12:15:09 PM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Health, Advice, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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Why is Vitamin D so important for your child’s development?

Of course, we’ve all heard of this essential nutrient, but what exactly does it do and where does it come from? Our Dietitian weighs in….

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Ask the Dietitian - Are There Any Formulas Available for Families That Prefer a Vegetarian Lifestyle?

Nov 28, 2018 10:25:55 AM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Health, Advice, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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How do you find a formula that supports your vegetarian lifestyle?

Families choose the vegetarian lifestyle for various reasons. Some choose to become vegetarian for environmental, ethical and/or health reasons. You may relate to some of these reasons or may have different reasons altogether. Living as a vegetarian can be tricky at times, and can get even more complicated when you have a child. If you’re formula feeding, how do you find a formula that supports your vegetarian lifestyle?

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Ask the Dietitian - What's the Difference Between Non-GMO and Organic?

Oct 12, 2018 11:00:23 AM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Health, Advice, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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Does no-GMO on a label or a Non-GMO Project Verified seal on a label mean the product is organic?

If you’re feeling confused while reading product labels these days, you’re not alone! As a health conscious shopper, it’s important to understand labeling so that you can make informed decisions while you shop. I often receive questions about labeling and more specifically, what does the no-GMO label and the Non-GMO Project Verified Seal on a label mean? Does this mean the product is organic?

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Ask the Dietitian - Heavy Metals, What are They?

Sep 28, 2018 3:39:34 PM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Health, Advice, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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Heavy metals - what are they?

Heavy metals are chemical elements that occur naturally in the earth. They can be found in soil, water and air through the erosion of rock and through volcanic eruptions. Industrial practices such as mining, smelting, use of fossil fuels and development of man-made chemicals add heavy metals to the environment. Heavy metals can be found in paints, pottery and ceramic glazes, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides. Because of their natural and man-made presence in soil, water and air, many of them will be found in foods and drinking water...

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